The Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers (JUSE) has announced the 2016 Deming Prize winners.
Three companies were awarded the Deming Prize this year:
- Ashok Leyland, Pantnagar Plant (India)
- Toyota Motor Kyushu (Japan)
- Maruwa Electronic & Chemical (Japan)
Here is a blog post on a 2006 visit to the Toyota Motor Kyushu plant by Mike Wroblewski (read the comments on the post also).
Since 2000 organizations based in India have received the most Deming Prizes; Japan is second, and Thailand is third.
Distribution of winning organizations since 2000 (including prizes for 2016)
- India – 22
- Japan – 16
- Thailand – 12
- China – 2
- USA – 2
- Singapore – 1
- Taiwan – 1
2016 Deming Prize for Individuals
- Naotake Okubo, Executive Advisor, Sekisui Chemical